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A Simple Guide to Choosing Lure Colors for Bass

Many bass pros place far less emphasis on lure color than on other factors. They know it's more important to learn fish…
News & Tips: How to Hunt Blue-Winged Teal in September...
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How to Hunt Blue-Winged Teal in September

Early teal duck season is a time for wiping sweat, slapping mosquitoes and popping shells at some of the testiest…
News & Tips: How One Angler Tackles Small Stream Catfish...
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How One Angler Tackles Small Stream Catfish

Biologists in state fisheries agencies have stated that underutilized catfish populations exist in smaller creeks and…
News & Tips: Why Deep, Cool Holes are Hotspots for Summer Crappie...
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Why Deep, Cool Holes are Hotspots for Summer Crappie

Carl Hartman of Clewiston, Florida, is a guide at Roland Martin's Marina on Lake Okeechobee. Hartman said few anglers…
News & Tips: How to Fish Docks and Brushpiles for Summer Crappie...
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How to Fish Docks and Brushpiles for Summer Crappie

Keith Enloe of Eldon, Missouri, runs a guide service on nearby Lake of the Ozarks, a deep highland impoundment that is…
News & Tips: Fish Crappie Where They Are, Not Where You Want Them to Be...
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Fish Crappie Where They Are, Not Where You Want Them to Be

The key to summer crappie fishing is knowing where to find the crappie, not where you think they should be found. Steve…
News & Tips: Take Pond & Small Lake Fishing to the Next Level...
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Take Pond & Small Lake Fishing to the Next Level

Ponds and small lakes don't just harbor little bass. Many also hold some giants, and these fish get that way because…
News & Tips: 6 Little Known Methods for Fishing Bass...
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6 Little Known Methods for Fishing Bass

Slow-roll a spinnerbait. Twitch a topwater. Burn a crankbait. Hop a worm. These are standard techniques that most bass…
News & Tips: Finding and Fishing for Bedding Bream
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Finding and Fishing for Bedding Bream

The angler quietly slips his boat along the shoreline, casting and retrieving a small bait a few feet off the bank.…
News & Tips: No Rod and Reel? Try These 6 Alternative Fishing Methods to Catch Fish...
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No Rod and Reel? Try These 6 Alternative Fishing Methods to Catch Fish

A rod and reel: Who needs them? Sure, the hands-down majority of fish caught in North America are taken on some…
News & Tips: Get More Fishing Action by Fine-Tuning Your Carolina Rig...
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Get More Fishing Action by Fine-Tuning Your Carolina Rig

Fishermen throughout the South recognize the Carolina-rigged plastic worm as one of the most efficient, most versatile…
News & Tips: Prowling America's Backwaters for Some of the Hottest Fishing...
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Prowling America's Backwaters for Some of the Hottest Fishing

Backwaters. They're the places anglers used to fish before big reservoirs came along. In this article: Finding Good…